Baroness Tonge – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Home Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Baroness Tonge on 2014-06-12.

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have held with their European partners with regard to listing Israeli settler groups such as Hilltop Youth as terrorist groups, following the United States State Department’s description of recent settler acts of violence as terrorist incidents.

Lord Taylor of Holbeach

We do not routinely comment on whether an organisation is or is not under consideration for proscription.

A decision to proscribe an organisation must be based on a belief that it is concerned in terrorism as defined in the Terrorism Act 2000, and it must be proportionate.

The list of proscribed terrorist organisations can be found at: